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Mitch Pronschinske07/22/10
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IDEA and TeamCity Updated, PyCharm Beta Released

JetBrains pulled out a hat-trick this week with a triple release of its flagship IDE, IntelliJ IDEA, its CI server, TeamCity, and its lightweight Python IDE, PyCharm.  TeamCity and IntelliJ got small version updates, while PyCharm had a bigger milestone with...

Matt Stine07/20/10
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You Are Your Software's Immune System!

The vertebrate immune system rivals the most intricately engineered security system on a bad day, detecting and destroying most microorganisms that we encounter on a daily basis within minutes or hours [1]. Occasionally a pathogen will breach the early lines...

Mitch Pronschinske07/20/10
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Life is Too Short to Parse Command Line Parameters

Recently, DZone MVB Cedric Beust unveiled JCommander, a tool he developed that takes away the manual labor of command line parsing.  Just six days after posting his announcement for JCommander 1.0, he's already got an expanded 1.1 version out.  New...

Mitch Pronschinske07/18/10
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Andres Almiray on Griffon: The Road Behind and the Road Ahead

DZone is celebrating the success of the Griffon framework as it nears its fifth major release,  and there's no better way to celebrate than with our newest Refcard, Getting Started with Griffon!  DZone took some time to reflect on Griffon's history and...

Mitch Pronschinske07/14/10
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Decisions, Decisions… Figuring Out Which JavaOne Sessions to Attend

Ok, now I really want to go to JavaOne.  I just found Oracle's new Content Catalog, which indexes all of the JavaOne, Oracle Develop, and Open World sessions for you to search - essentially making our acceptance-day list on DZone obsolete (but not in vain! ...

Hubert Klein Ikkink07/11/10
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Groovy for Domain-Specific Languages

Groovy for Domain-Specific Languages has the subtitle 'Extend and enhance your Java applications with Domain-Specific Language in Groovy'. The book is aimed at Java developers who want to write a...

Mitch Pronschinske07/09/10
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Get Your Hands on Griffon 0.9!

An early snapshot of Griffon 0.9 went live today and is available for your downloading pleasure. This will be the fifth major release of the Grails-like application framework for building desktop apps in Groovy.  Some exciting new features include packaging...

Mitch Pronschinske07/07/10
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Teiid 7.0: Simpler and Faster

JBoss' Teiid project has had a long, nine month journey to shed its skin, and now the 7.0 release is finally here with a redesigned architecture and less legacy code (MetaMatrix).  Teiid 7 also integrates seamlessly with JBoss App Server, JBoss...

Václav Pech06/25/10
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Memoize Groovy functions with GPars

Once again I looked over the fence into the Clojure garden for inspiration and came back attracted by the memoize function, which, simply put, enables caching of function's return values. You call a function once - it will do...

Eric Hagan06/23/10
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Video: Three Open Source Projects

Shawn Hartsock currently works on PNG-J, which is a pure Java re-implementation of the PNG libraries.  He is also working on a QR plugin for Grails, which is...

Eric Hagan06/23/10
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Video: Domain object "mangling" in Grails

In the Grails community, they're trying to figure out how to merge current view technologies (e.g. jQuery, jQueryUI, Google Widgets) with the Grails...

Alex Tkachman06/20/10
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Groovy++ in action: DSL for embedding HttpServer

JDK6 introduced great but probably not too widely known possibility of embedding lightweight http server in to your application. If you are not aware about it as I was here is the link for javadocs of simple and nice API Of course, several great options for...

Charles Ditzel06/16/10
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NetBeans 6.9 IDE & Platform Released: 7 Videos

NetBeans IDE 6.9 is released and is now available.  There is a video guided tour of NetBeans 6.9 which you can find here.  Additionally, there are a number of new videos covering the new release -

Jared Richardson06/14/10
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Code Like Kudzu!

My technical brethren (and sistren) in the southern United States are probably more familiar with Kudzu than many of you, but it's a very fast growing type of vine. It's reputed to grow a foot a day when in perfect growing conditions. In the southern US, it...

Eric Hagan06/10/10
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Video: Tales of a DSL-Maker

Shawn Hartsock works with the SaaS Tempo framework, which offers data capture services and clinical study management services to organizations that are trying...